Motorola has been acquired by Lenovo for US $2.9 Billion last year and is now looking to re-enter China in 2015. Motorola will start with the Moto X (2nd Gen), following it up with the newly announced Moto X Pro and the Moto G with 4G LTE. These three devices will be available for purchase in China around February, 2015.
Motorola will be re-entering the Chinese market in February, 2015 with the latest Moto X (2nd Gen). It will be followed up by the Moto X Pro, which is basically the 6-inch variant of the Moto X.
Moto X Pro
The Moto X Pro features a 6-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) AMOLED display which is similar to the Nexus 6 but designed exclusively for China. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 2.7 GHz quad-core Krait 450 processor which has 3GB of RAM and comes with Adreno 420 GPU. The device runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop.
On the camera front, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization. It comes with Dual LED ring flash and has a f/2.0 aperture. It also records 4K video at 30 frames per second. The Moto X Pro comes with a 2-megapixel front facing camera for your selfies and you can also do HD video conferencing.
On the connectivity front, it has standard WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.1, NFC as well as comes with 4G LTE and 3G/HSPA+ connectivity. The phablet packs in a 3,220 mAh battery under the hood and Google promises Standby time (Ambient Display on) up to 250 hours.
After the Moto X Pro, the company will finally launch the latest Moto G with 4G LTE that will go on sale after the Chinese New Year. Motorola has last sold smartphones in China in 2012 and these three devices will the first ones to be sold since then.